Tuesday, October 22, 2019

“Medemer” by Abiy Ahmed, Ph.D., An Interpretive Book Review in Two Parts

By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam “Medemer” (original in Amharic), Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, 280 pp. (October 2019) Part I — The “philosophy” of...

Obituary: In memoriam of Elias Melka: A man larger than life

Elias Melka photographed playing the guitarEtenesh Abera and Ephream Sileshi Addis Abeba October 20/2019 – Riding in the blue and white mini-buses in Addis...

Ethiopian politicians should agree a transition period, and use it wisely

October 20, 2019 byOlaana Abbaaxiiqi A wide range of political actors should support a five-year transition period that will tackle fundamental divisions and pave the way...

News: PM Abiy Ahmed launches his book “Medmer”

A cover of the Afaan Oromoo version of PM Abiy’s book is displayed in Millennium HallMahlet Fasil Addis Abeba Oct. 20/2019 – A book...

Abiy Ahmed Won the Nobel Peace Prize. Now He Needs to Earn It.

The New York Times Opinion Oct. 17, 2019 By Tobias Hagmann and Kjetil Tronvoll Mr. Hagmann and Mr. Tronvoll are academics, and Eritrea and Ethiopia specialists. The Abyssinian spring in Ethiopia has...

Ethiopia opens its secretive Imperial Palace for first time

James Jeffrey, CNN (CNN) — For more than a century, the secretive imperial palace complex has stood over Ethiopia’s capital city of Addis Ababa, closed off to everyone...

NEWS: SNNPRS Council approves legal framework which makes Hawassa city accountable to future Sidama...

Addis Abeba, October 18/2019 -The ongoing meeting by the Council of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Regional State (SNNPRS) approved a legal framework...

OP:ED: The Nobel Prize for Abiy Ahmed: turning an irony in to an opportunity

A photo released by the office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed shows him and senior leadership of ODP, the party he chairs, celebrating his...

Ethiopia: The Under-the-Radar Jewel of East Africa

BY TRAVEL + LEISURE OCTOBER 15, 2019 Start in Addis Ababa—one of the highest capital cities in the world with an elevation of almost 10,000 feet—for visits...

News: Unable to stop bouts of violence in its midst, Amhara region’s Peace and...

The joint meeting held on October 15 involved federal and regional security officials as well as the recently appointed regional president, Temesgen Tirune, third...

Sports

Ethiopian Athletes Storm Dubai Marathon

  Ethiopia Athlete Getaneh Molla wins Dubai Marathon this morning registering the best time in Dubai Marathon history 2 hours, three minutes and thirty four...

Ethiopian giants fire ex-AFC Leopards striker – By VINCENT OPIYO

AFC Leopards striker Alex Orotomal (left) vies for the ball with Sony Sugar midfielder Fredrick Onyango during their SportPesa Premier League match at Kenyatta...

Champion marathon runner Zenash Gezmu who fled Ethiopia found beaten to death by another...

A champion marathon runner who fled Ethiopia six years ago for a better life in Europe has been beaten to death by another refugee...